2011/08/05 - Jakarta Cactus has been retired.

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Downloadable Files

The following files are available for download:

Core Distribution

The core distribution consists of the actual Cactus framework for server-side unit tests, as well as documentation, examples and the Cactus Ant tasks.

  • cactus-<version>-bin.<archive.type> The main binary distribution of Cactus for J2EE 1.4. or higher. Includes the Cactus framework, the complete set of documentation, the Cactus Ant tasks and the examples.
  • cactus-src-<version>-src.<archive.type> The source distribution of Cactus. This corresponds to a clean SVN checkout of the Cactus sources at the time the version was released.
  • If you need the cactus framework for an older Java version, you can get it from the maven central repository

Maven provides its own way of installing plugins. The Maven plugin for Cactus is deployed on Ibiblio and can be installed in your Maven installation by running:

maven plugin:download -DgroupId=cactus -DartifactId=cactus-maven -Dversion=<version>

For more details see the Maven Cactus plugin installation page.

<version> represents the version number for releases and the date stamp for nightly builds.